Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Rich Newman, author of The Ghost Hunter's Field Guide, Ghost Hunting for Beginners, Devil in the Delta, and the new Haunted Bridges.
One of the best things about writing ghost stories, and covering the subject of hauntings in general, is the strong tie the subject has to history. So many times I hear the details of a particular paranormal tale and I think to myself, "Oh, boy, here we go again..." Many of the spooky things we hear about haunted places sound the same: The same eyewitness accounts, the same activity happening, the same reasons for the dead staying around.
This is where history usually kicks in and reminds me that we are all
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Margaret Ann Lembo, author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones; Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing, and the new Crystal Intentions Oracle.
As we move deeper into the energy of autumn, I find myself reminiscing about childhood, Halloween, and the whirlwind of past holiday seasons. Scents bring up memories. Odors and scents conjure up emotions. In fact, the sense of smell is the most powerful trigger of childhood memories. For instance, have you ever opened a box stored in the attic—maybe containing an old toy, Christmas decorations, or a holiday tablecloth—and the scent of